National Response closes Enpro Holdings buy

National Response Corp, a portfolio company of J.F. Lehman & Company, has completed its buy of Enpro Holdings Group Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. Newburyport, Massachusetts-based Enpro provides environmental and emergency response solutions in the Northeast U.S.


NEW YORK, April 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — National Response Corporation (“NRC”), a portfolio company of J.F. Lehman & Company, announced today the completion of the acquisition of ENPRO Holdings Group, Inc. (“ENPRO”).

NRC is a leading global provider of specialty environmental, emergency response, and industrial services.  Headquartered in Great River, NY, with regional offices throughout the U.S. and internationally, NRC has more than 1,000 employees globally.

ENPRO is a leading provider of environmental and emergency response solutions in the Northeast U.S.  The company is headquartered in Newburyport, MA and employees over 250 personnel in nine offices as well as two waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities.

Paul Taveira, CEO of NRC, commented, “NRC has continued to expand its geographic presence in recent years and the addition of ENPRO adds a strategic region to our domestic footprint.  We believe the combination of NRC’s extensive capabilities and ENPRO’s quality personnel, well located facilities and proven track record makes for a strong strategic fit.  We are very happy to welcome the ENPRO team and look forward to growing NRC’s business in the Northeast.”

“NRC has continued to demonstrate strong growth by expanding its geographic footprint and depth of service offerings since our acquisition in 2012.  ENPRO is a continuation of this strategy as it brings strategic facilities throughout the Northeast as well as new services to NRC’s portfolio,” said Alex Harman, Partner at J.F. Lehman & Company.

Jones Day LLP provided legal counsel to NRC.

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